| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:38 PM
It came as no surprise to anyone who had been paying attention that Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul won the presidential straw poll at last weekend’s annual Conservative Political Action Conference near Washington, D.C. The CPAC crowd is dominated by...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:33 AM
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.--The potential choice facing voters in the next Republican presidential race was on full display Thursday at the kickoff of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, where Ted Cruz and Paul Ryan offered conservative...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:40 PM
OXON HILL, Md.--For the second year in a row, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky won the presidential straw poll at the annual gathering of conservatives known as CPAC -- this year leading his closest rival by 20 points.
The results were announced Saturday...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:16 PM
NATIONAL HARBOR. Md. -- So what were Republican presidential hopefuls telling conservatives Thursday on opening day of the annual CPAC conference?
Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz: Washington sucks.
Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan: Democrats suck....
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:08 PM
TRENTON, N.J. — It’s a question that might hold the key to explaining last fall’s traffic jam at the foot of the George Washington Bridge: What came before the now-infamous email, “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee”?...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:30 AM
OXON HILL, Md. -- The first "people" I recognized on arriving at last week's Conservative Political Action Committee gathering just outside Washington were two "stormtroopers" and a Wookiee from the 1977 film "Star Wars."
Some of the speeches also...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Former Gov. Jeb Bush didn’t hedge his positions on two key issues that could give him problems with the Republican Party’s conservative flank if he runs for president, and he also didn’t use an opening Friday to provide any insight about...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Jeb Bush will get the question Friday, but don't expect a definitive answer.
Bush will say something. But his speech and Q&A session won't provide a "yes" or "no" about the former Florida governor's plans for 2016, forcing everyone to continue reading...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 1:06 PM
The Coen brothers were struggling to come up with a treatment (Hollywood talk for the outline of a planned production) on their next weird movie.
"How are we ever going to top 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' or 'Miller's Crossing' when it comes to...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 12:50 PM
York Community High School senior Mary-Margaret Koch has something in common with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and it has nothing to do with traffic or bridges.
Both were chosen – Koch this year, Christie in 1980 -- by their home states to...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Legalizing same-sex marriage in Illinois could give Democrats a much-needed boost of enthusiasm headed into next year’s critical elections, though financial woes and high unemployment could mute long-standing traction for the party that rules the...